Job ID: 139356

Postdoc or research engineer position

Aarhus University

  • Feb. 26, 2020
  • Postdoc or research engineer position
  • Department of Engineering
  • Aarhus University
    Aarhus N
  • Apr. 10, 2020
  • Jun. 1, 2020
  • Post-Doc
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, invites applicants for a 1-year Postdoc or research engineer position offering applicants an exciting opportunity to join a new research project on visual-SLAM-based autonomous navigation and inspection of ships using aerial robot
The position is available from June 1, 2020 or as soon as possible hereafter

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Applicants should hold a MSc or PhD in automatic control engineering, mechatronics engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or other related disciplines. (the degree should have been completed within the last 5 years at most). Candidates, who will complete and defend their MSc or PhD thesis by June 2020, are welcome:

  • The candidate should have excellent verbal and writing skills in English with very good communication skills,
  • A solid publication track record in peer-reviewed journals and conferences,
  • Concrete knowledge in C/C++,
  • Experience in aerial robotics,
  • Background in computer vision,
  • Background in Visual Odometry, SLAM algorithms
  • Experience in Occupancy Mapping or related framework (Octomap, Voxblox, …)
  • Hands-on experience in visual sensor, stereo and depth camera systems is a plus
  • Experience in hands on experience in real UAV systems is a plus,
  • Experience of Robot Operating System (ROS) is a plus
  • Experience of machine learning / deep learning / AI is a plus
    Deadline: April 10th, 2020
    Start Date: June 1st, 2020 (With some flexibility)

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For further information, feel free to contact: Erdal Kayacan (

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  • Erdal Kayacan
    Department of Engineering
    Aarhus University

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